Keynote Announcement: Valeria Luiselli

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Valeria Luiselli is the author of several renowned books, including The Lost Children’s Archive and Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions. The former was long listed for the Booker Prize, and the latter won the American Book Award in 2018. Over the course of her career, her work has been awarded other literary prizes including the Vilcek and Folio; in 2019, Luiselli earned a MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as the “Genius Grant.” As a Mexican-born author, Luiselli writes over the complex topics of immigration and displacement. At Switchyard, she will collaborate with sound and film artists to create an immersive journey along the US-Mexico border. 

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